As Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. day quickly approaches, York County is preparing to honor him in several ways. We put together a full list of events for you to choose from.

Martin Luther King, Jr Interfaith Prayer Breakfast:

When: Monday, January 21st

Time: 7:30AM to 9AM

Where: First Baptist Church, 481 Hood Center Drive, Rock Hill, SC 29730

Tickets: $15 per person

Come Celebrate the life and legacy of a Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr with an interfaith Prayer Breakfast put on by the City of Rock Hill’s Community Relations Council. Tickets are $15 a person and can be purchased in the following locations:

Rock Hill Housing & Neighborhood Services:  150 Johnston Street, Dorene Boular
Rock Hill Police Department:  46 Sunset Drive (Corner of Hagins/Sunset Drive), Tanzella Barber
City of Rock Hill Human Resources Department:  155 Johnston Street, Andy Blankenship

For more information, please contact Andy Blankenship at 803-329-8714

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr Breakfast Celebration

When: Friday, January 18th

Time: 8AM to 10AM

Where: First Presbyterian Church, 10 W Liberty St, York, SC

Tickets: $10 per person

Please join us in celebration of the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at the 8th Annual Celebration Breakfast is hosted by the City of York. Special Guest Speaker will be Pastor Bobby L. Featherstone, Sr. with the St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church, McConnells, SC. Musical selections by the York Comprehensive Choir. Tickets are only $10.00 and available for purchase from your local City Councilperson or at City Hall. Breakfast starts at 8:00 am with the presentation following at 9:00am

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr Parade:

When: Saturday, January 19th

Where: Downtown York, SC

Time: 1PM

Presented by the Western York County NAACP. Please join us in celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King with Special Guest The South Carolina State University “Marching 101”. The parade starts at 1:00 pm and the route follows Congress Street. Starting at Whitesides Cleaners at Madison St. and Congress, down to Pickering Street.
Band Round Up and Presentations following Parade.

MLK Holiday Basketball Showcase: 

When: Monday, January 21st

Where: York Comprehensive High School

Time: Noon to 7:30PM

Tickets: $10 cash at door

Don’t miss the Martin Luther King, Jr Holiday Basketball Showcase at York Comprehensive High School. 10 dollars will get you in all day to watch 6 games of competitive high school basketball with teams from across the state. The first of 6 games will kick off at Noon and run through 7:30.

Martin Luther King, Jr Day of Giving: 

When: Monday, January 21st

Where: Fort Mill Town Hall

Time: 9AM to 1PM

In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the Town of Fort Mill will be writing letters of encouragement to United States soldiers serving abroad. They will also be collecting canned goods and winter weather clothes for the Fort Mill Church of God food pantry and the Dorothy Day Soup Kitchen.

Gethsemane Church MLK Celebration: 

When: Monday, January 21st

Where: Gethsemane Church, 1637 Squire Rd, Rock Hill

Time: 9AM

Tickets: $7, you can purchase at the church

Gethsemane Church in Rock Hill will be holding a MLK Celebration titled “After The Dream”. Brunch begins at 9AM and the service will start at 10AM. The service will include the Rock Hill Concert Choir and Bishop George B. Jackson as a speaker.